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The More You Avoid It, The More Anxious You’ll Get

The vicious cycle of anxiety and avoidance

Photo by Thiago Rocha on Unsplash

You avoid things you don’t want to do. We all do.

But if you suffer from anxiety, avoiding the triggering situation will not only reinforce it but can actually create a sense of learned helplessness.

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Mary Liga

Mary Liga

Margarita-loving copywriter, life coach, home design junkie, and host of The Badass Midlife Podcast. maryjoliga@gmail.com